DAY 1: Friday, June 20

8.00-9.00 Registration
9.00-9.30 Welcome and introduction

Session 1: What has the cognitive science of religion accomplished in its first quarter century?

Speakers: Armin Geertz, Harvey Whitehouse, Robert McCauley, Dimitris Xygalatas & Joseph Bulbulia

11.30-12.00Coffee break

Session 2:What are the current research agendas?

Edward Slingerland: The Cognitive Science of Religion Achievements, Challenges and the Next Decade Forward

Case studies (reviewers’ top choices):

John Shaver: Wearing Your Beliefs: Men Displaying Cues of Religious Belief are Rated as More Trustworthy and are Entrusted with More Money in Multiplayer Trust Games

Christopher Kavanagh: Counterintuitive Progress? A retrospective and prospective examination of 20 years of the MCI theory

13.30-15.00Lunch break
15.00-16.00Poster session - presentation and competition
16.00-17.00Keynote talk, Radu Umbres & Dan Sperber: Rethinking the rationality of religious beliefs and practices
18.00Reception at Villa Tugendhat

DAY 2: Saturday, June 21

9.30-11.30 Keynote talk
Deborah Kelemen: Implications of early-developing conceptual biases for understanding religious belief
Maurice Bloch: Why there should not be a cognitive theory of "religion"

11.30-12.00 Coffee break

Session 3

Jonathan Lanman: Religious Actions Speak Louder than Words:  CREDs Predict Theism

Kristoffer Laigaard Nielbo: Sacred is in the eye of the reader - source credibility predicts theological reading and eye-movements during Bible reading

Paul Reddish: Getting In-Sync With Synchrony: Conceptualising Interpersonal Synchrony and Assessing Its Importance In Ritual

13.30-15.00 Lunch break

Session 4

Michaela Porubanova, John Shaver, Benjamin Purzycki: Minimal Counterintuitiveness Revisited

Hein Thomas van Schie: The Psychology of Afterlife Beliefs

Michiel van Elk: Becoming One: The effect of induced spiritual experiences on the body representation

16.30-17.00Coffee Break

Session 5

Karolina Magdalena Prochownik & Paulo Sousa: CSR, Religion and Morality: A Critical Appraisal of the Triad

Michael Buhrmester: For Cause or Kin?  Fusion with Christianity Predicts Willingness to Self-Sacrifice

Justin Lane: Data “mining” and automated analysis of cultural material: Comparing British and Singaporean social groups

DAY 3: Sunday, June 22

10.00-11.00Keynote talk - Richard Sosis: The Rewards and Challenges of Polygamy: Assessing the Cognitive Science of Religion at Twenty-Five
11.00-12.00Coffee break – poster competition
11.30-14.00General Assembly and Elections